Janick Gold is a recipient of the Academic Year 2021-2022 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. The award provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students with financial support to develop fluency in less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and expertise in the regions in which these languages are spoken. Every year the Center for Global Studies awards between 12-15 fellowships to UW students. Click here to learn more.
Janick is a third-year undergraduate in the Jackson School’s International Studies program studying political literature and mass movements in the Arab world. The receipt of an academic year FLAS award will contribute to his fifth academic year of study in the Arabic language, turning from the classroom to application in research on the theoretical underpinnings of twentieth-century radical movements in the Middle East.
After present and future academic research, Janick intends to enter the diplomatic service.